Zynga: A Big Data Company Masquerading as a Gaming Company

April 5, 2013

How much data does an online game developer like Zynga create and use on a daily basis? The answer is, not surprisingly, a lot. They operate at such a large scale that on a regular day Zynga delivers one petabyte of content. In order to cope with these extreme high demands of data, they have built a flexible cloud server centre that can easily add up to 1,000 servers in just 24 hours. In fact, Zynga’s private and public cloud server park is known as one of the biggest hybrid clouds.(more…)